FAQ

Corrections

A: Contact the Chesapeake Correctional Center at (757) 382-2883
Persons bonding out of jail are released as soon as all required paperwork and authorizations from the Magistrate or courts are completed. No one is held any longer than necessary. Persons may bond out of jail 24-hours a day.
A: Clothing may not be brought to inmates of the Chesapeake Correctional Center. Exceptions may be approved when an inmate has a trial in Circuit Court by jury.
A: Inmates may receive mail while incarcerated in the Chesapeake Correctional Center. All mail is screened for contraband prior to delivery. Mail cannot contain pornography, material of a dangerous, sexual, or violent nature, or contain illegal or unauthorized materials or contraband. Mail for inmates should be addressed to: Chesapeake Correctional Center (Inmate’s Name and Inmate Number) 400 Albemarle Dr. Chesapeake, VA 23322
A: Face-to-face visits are permitted at the Chesapeake Correctional Center. Potential visitors must be approved first and on the inmate’s established visitors list. A complete summary of visitation requirements, hours, and regulations is listed under the “Visitation” section of this website.
A: The Chesapeake Correctional Center maintains a full-time medical staff and access to substance abuse programs and counselors. Your inmate needs to speak with their assigned Classification Officer for a referral.

Criminal Apprehension

A: Call the Warrant Unit at (757) 382-6388 or (757) 382-6389. They will tell you if there is a warrant or other criminal process for you. They cannot tell you what the charge is over the telephone because of privacy considerations.
A: No we can only provide information for our city.
A: No. We will only give information to the individual that is wanted based on identifying information we request.
A: No. We can only tell you if you are wanted or not. No other pertinent information may be given over the phone.
A: You may turn yourself in at the front desk of the Chesapeake City Jail located at 400 Albemarle Drive Chesapeake, Virginia 23322.
A: You may call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or you may text CHESTIP plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).
A: Call the Chesapeake Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section (Detectives) at (757) 382-6251

Civil Enforcement

A: Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office Administration Building, 401 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322.
A: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
A: Cash, cashier checks, or money orders.
A: In State $12.00, Out of State $80.00.

Project Lifesaver, Inc

A: There is a cost of $210.00 one-time, non-refundable charge for the device and a monthly service charge of $15.00 for supplies and monitoring.
A: Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office PLI, P.O. Box 15125, Chesapeake, VA 23328.
A: Cash, personal checks, cashier checks, and money orders. Make Checks out to Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office PLI
A: Caretaker, family member or person who has full power and authority as the duly authorized representative of the applicant.  The program is designed for aiding in the search and rescue of persons suffering from diminished mental capacity or other disability.
A: Most clients with Alzheimer’s prefer the device on their wrist and clients with autism usually prefer the device on their ankle.
A: You will conduct a quick search of your residence and then immediately call our Project Lifesaver, Inc hot-line that is monitored 24 hours a day.  You will then receive a phone call from our on-call Deputy who will ask a series of questions.
A: The caretaker or responsible party can contact our office to have a client contract mailed and to get more information.